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Massimo's Cucina Italiana - CLOSED

96 Hammond St, Bangor, ME 04401-4941
+1 207-974-3003
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Seafood, Wine Bar, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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96 Hammond St, Bangor, ME 04401-4941
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Chef Massimo departed the area after selling off his holdings a couple of years ago, or so, but apparently, he didn't get enough of Bangor, which is a good thing, since Bangor never got enough of his high quality and unique cuisine. I say unique,...More

1  Thank travelingchef37
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Massimo's newest restaurant, in the same location as his first Bangor restaurant, benefits from a simplified menu. We have visited twice in the last ten days and both meals were very good. We have had Pasta Puttanesca, rich and simple and deeply satisfying, Pasta packets...More

2  Thank Martin O
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is Massimo's with the addition of GREAT pizza. All the wonderful pasta dishes are still there as well as the appetizers . We had the PEI mussels and soaked up all the broth with Massimos wonderful bread. Loaves can be purchased there as well....More

Thank scb7253
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Massimo 's restaurante and pizza bar is its new name. 945 5600 is their number. I know they are open for business since we are baby sitting the grand kids while the parents are there now.

Thank 123JohnO
Reviewed 7 February 2016

We ate dinner at the beautiful marble bar, the whole place is very beautiful ! we split the gnocchi....OH my god ! what a wonderful fresh, experience ! great wine list as well. we'll keep going back !

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I always go to this restaurant when I'm in Bangor. The owners are great, staff are good....food is good. I look forward to my next visit.....

Thank JameelW
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Massimo's authentic Italian food is so very delicious. The marinara sauce is excellent, as well as all the pasta. The crusty breads are wonderful. Our server was pleasant, attentive, and very well-trained. She answered all our questions about various dishes. The decor and atmosphere was...More

Thank Terrysmom
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

An older building with genuine architectural ships knees supporting the beams (and reflecting Bangor's shipping history) has been transformed into a sleek tasteful space. Waitresses in black dresses are well informed. Amazing mussel soup appetizer with a bit of a hot bite was plenty big...More

Thank middleagedtraveler53
Reviewed 13 January 2016

In all aspects, a very consistent fine dining experience. As far from an Olive Garden menu as you can get!

Thank Monica F
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Reading some of the reviews of this lovely restaurant, I'm ever reminded that most Mainer's don't know the difference between eating out and dining out. Yes, you can eat out at Massimo's, but one would be better served to dine. Dining out is not just...More

1  Thank travelingchef37
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Hammond St, Bangor, ME 04401-4941
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-974-3003
  • E-mail
A downtown eatery with traditional Italian cuisine, strong Roman influence as well as some local flare.
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